Library to Host Program for Caregivers

Library to Host Program for Caregivers

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Prendergast Library will host a free three-part program for caregivers from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays Sept. 13, 20 and 27 in cooperation with the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. “Tips for Caregivers: Helping You and Your Loved One Live with Dementia” will offer suggestions […]

Prendergast Promotes Card Sign-Up Month

Prendergast Promotes Card Sign-Up Month

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library September is national Library Card Sign-Up Month, and Snoopy is returning as Honorary Chair. In Jamestown, Prendergast Library is using the occasion to ask area residents to be sure a library card is in their wallet. “Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who […]

Bargain Book Sale Set at Library

Bargain Book Sale Set at Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Prendergast Library will hold its third quarterly bargain book sale of the year Thursday through Saturday Sept. 1-3. Shopping hours are 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Books will be half price with adult hardcovers […]

Tong Ren Classes Offered at Library

Tong Ren Classes Offered at Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Sarah Niebank now offers Tong Ren energy therapy classes from noon to 1 p.m. on Mondays at Prendergast Library. This no-hands method of healing is described as “acupuncture without needles.” According to the practitioner, the intention is opening blockages in the body’s natural flow of bioelectricity, or Chi (Qi), […]

Musician to Perform at Library

Musician to Perform at Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Nan Hoffman of Grand Island will present a family concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Prendergast Library as the finale to the Summer Reading program. Prize drawings will be held after the performance. Her performance is made possible by support from the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua […]

Crafters to Make Sunglasses Cases

Crafters to Make Sunglasses Cases

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Bobbie Caswell, assistant director, looks at a sample of the sunglasses cases Thrifty Crafters will make when they meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. All materials will be provided. For information, call 484-7135.

Grant Provides New Computer Books

Grant Provides New Computer Books

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Tina Scott, executive director of Prendergast Library, shows Tom Vitale, outreach coordinator librarian for the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System, new books on computer skills purchased with support from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services grant program. The Library System oversaw a grant called Path to Success at […]

Community Foundation Assists Library

Community Foundation Assists Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Tina Scott, executive director of Prendergast Library, shows Randy Sweeney, executive director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, library improvements made possible by a Community Service Grant and support from the Blossom Fund administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Work included furniture modification and relocation, electrical upgrades, and […]